Bins in outdoor locations or other busy public areas are usually mounted to the ground or floor. Compost domestique This discourages theft, and also reduces vandalism by making it harder for the bins to be physically moved or maneuvered.
Recycling of plastics is more difficult, as most programs can't reach the necessary level of quality. Recycling of PVC often results in downcycling of the material, which means only products of lower quality standard can be made with the recycled material. A new approach which allows an equal level of quality is the Vinyloop process. It was used after the London Olympics 2012 to fulfill the PVC Policy.
In some countries there are large (5 cubic meters and more) waste containers serving several buildings. Compost domestique special garbage trucks have been developed for raising these heavy containers and emptying them. Another option is a truck that replaces the container with a clean one, and takes the whole container to the garbage depot.